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In Theaters (SF) – “The Fallen Idol”

The Fallen Idol (1948; Dir.: Carol Reed) GRADE: B+ By Mike Dub *Opens Friday at the Landmark Opera Plaza Cinema in San Francisco and the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley. Carol Reed’s 1948 child noir The Fallen Idol could have easily sunk into the trappings that lazier films about children find so […]

In Theaters (SF) – The Creeping Garden

The Creeping Garden (2015; Dir.: Tim Grabham and Jasper Sharp) GRADE: B By Mike Dub *Opens tomorrow at the 4 Star Theater in San Francisco. “It’s not animal, it’s not vegetable, it’s not fungi. It’s slimeball.” A fascinating science documentary by Tim Grabham and Jasper Sharp, The Creeping Garden […]

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